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Learn about TARC

TARC welcomes opening its doors through a variety of events, visits and engagement activities for producers, students and the broader community.

Recent News and Upcoming Events

Trangie Big Tech Field Day

On 21 June NSW DP hosted the Big Tech Field Day at Trangie with Central West Local Land Services.Check out the highlights of this event

Trangie Junior Show Judging Competition

On Monday 4 July TARC will welcome young agriculture enthusiasts on site to learn and test their show judging skills at this popular annual event.

Tracking feral animals with drones at Trangie

See how drones are being used to track feral pigs and other pests as tech advances

Community events and engagement

Key industry visits

TARC supports and hosts various specialised visits for key industry groups and producers.

Community Events

TARC  also hosts open days for the community to learn more about our activities and our contribution to the local region.

For inquiries about site visits contact:

Ph: +61 2 6880 8000 (international)
Email: trangie.office@dpi.nsw.gov.au

School and tertiary student engagement 

School Excursions and Student Engagement

The TARC supports school education events in coordination with the DPI Education Team and teaching resources.

To book a visit and tor more information regarding co-ordination and planning of schools visits contact the DPI Education Team.   Email: schools.program@dpi.nsw.gov.au     Phone: 0429 498 453

TARC is ideal site for supporting general STEM related curriculum activities and secondary curriculum programs.

Some key resources relation to activities at TARC include:

Food and fiber production

Climate, Digital Ag, and Ag tech

Careers in agriculture

TARC  may undertake student internships and can collaborate with tertiary students on project based tasks across a broad range of fields including digital agriculture, chemistry,entomology, plant pathology and animal behaviour. Learn more about the diversity of careers at DPI and within the agriculture sector here.

Industry and workforce support

Industry Support

The TARC hosts direct industry information and outreach activities on site . This includes supporting fellow agency events such as:

  • Central West LLS advisory and services activities;
  • DPI programs such as the Farm Business Resilience Program; and,
  • DPI supported producer training for courses such as Chemical Handling   

    Career and workforce opportuntities

    TARC is  commencing the DPI traineeship program known as Agricultural  Pathways Program . The Program is a two-year employment opportunity with the NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI).

    It provides a unique opportunity to gain practical experience to help kickstart a career in agriculture while also gaining a formal qualification in agriculture – from a Certificate III in Agriculture, through to a Diploma in Agriculture.

    Open to interested recent school leavers through to current and recent graduates of Certificate III in Agriculture or higher, the successful applicant will have a passion for agriculture and a keen interest in research and development.

For more information go to: DPI Ag Pathways

Contact Us

Ph: 02 6880 8000, +61 2 6880 8000 (international)
Email: trangie.office@dpi.nsw.gov.au